Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
815 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM
  OVER ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...

* UNTIL 915 AM EDT

* AT 809 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER OVER
  WATERS FROM CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...OR ABOUT 27 NM SOUTHWEST OF BIG TEN FATHOM...MOVING EAST AT 20
  KNOTS.

* THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR
  WATERS FROM CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM
  AT 830 AM EDT...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3393 7664 3392 7667 3401 7688 3397 7697
      3401 7701 3413 7697 3404 7632 3393 7636
      3391 7649 3391 7659
TIME...MOT...LOC 1215Z 284DEG 19KT 3402 7688

$$

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